Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Feel the Breeze...

These Strangers are enjoying the World Naked Bike Ride (NSFW) in Vancouver. What a way to enjoy the summertime air.

8 Comments:

Blogger CAPT_Sawyer said...

I cannot imagine riding a bike in that state. I always wear my bike shorts with built-in padding. No-way I'd go any length of time on a bike without that!

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 3:08:00 PM  
Blogger JamesF said...

Capt Sawyer: I cannot imagine riding a bike in that state.

You have something against Vancouver? :-)

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 3:41:00 PM  
Blogger Scott said...

good one, james.

I happen to have enough padding that I don't need any built-in.

Unfortunately.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 3:46:00 PM  
Blogger BullBunky said...

Uh...Scott...were you a rider or a spectator?

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:50:00 PM  
Blogger gaz said...

that is just plain wrong, and i don't understand how it's legal?
think of the children passing by.
it's another case of people doing something simply because they can - without thinking about whether it's wrong or not.
(it's funny though!)

Thursday, August 02, 2007 5:37:00 AM  
Blogger Scott said...

Pretty controversial, I admit. I guess it depends on your attitude toward nudity. I'm sure some would view this as hedonistic.

Others are suggesting that this is a form of attention-getting protest (indeed) to draw focus onto the issue of carbon-belching automobiles.

I'm sure there are others still that view this as just an excuse to get naked.

Thursday, August 02, 2007 8:38:00 AM  
Blogger BullBunky said...

Well, I think its fantastic. Its these types of silly events that define a city and its character. Otherwise, the world is bland.

Sure, there is controversy, but awareness comes from controversy...even if it is just awareness that there are odd folks out there :)

Thursday, August 02, 2007 10:46:00 AM  
Blogger gaz said...

even if it is just awareness that there are odd folks out there

surely we're all aware that there are odd folks out there without them having to go round starkers on their bikes shouting "i'm mad look at me!".

Thursday, August 02, 2007 11:45:00 AM  

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